Tuesday 15th April 2014

Late news 14/4 Rame Head: 3 Wheatear and 8 Willow Warbler. (B Taggart)

Newquay, Polly Joke: 1 Kestrel, 20+ Fulmar, 4 Sand Martin, 15+ Swallow, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 10+ Chiffchaff, 30+ Skylark, 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 Rock Pipit, 7 Oystercatcher. 2 Canada Geese, 5 Great black-backed Gull, and a few Gannet past. (D Mays – photos)

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Foage Valley: 12 Wheatear. (S Turner)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 6 Mute Swan, 5 Canada Goose, 2 Greylag, 2 hybrid geese, 8 Teal, 9 Mallard plus 7 ducklings, 2 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 11 Moorhen, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Snipe, 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ringed Plover, 4 Swallow, c20 Sand Martin, 5 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Stonechat, 2 Wheatear and 3 Reed Bunting. (DK Parker, S Turner, R Farnes – photos)

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Marazion: 1 1w m Surf Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Black-throated Diver.

West Penwith: 1 Dipper. (S Turner)

Buttermilk Hill: 4 Buzzard, 4 Swallow, pr of Raven and 19 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Trevalgan Hill: 17 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Trevail Valley:12 Swallow and 14 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Wicca Valley: 6 Wheatear. (V Stratton)

Newquay: 1 Red Kite. (T Carson per S Rowe)

Crowdy & Davidstowe Airfield: 1 Red Kite. (B Craven)

Penryn Area: 4 Grey Wagtail and 3 Dipper. (P Martin – photos)

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Porthgwarra: 8 Swallow, 1 Sand Martin, 9 Wheatear, 7 Blackcap, 3 Willow Warbler and 2 Chiffchaff also 1000+ Manx Shearwaters feeding offshore and a Red throated Diver flew east. (DK Parker)

Godrevy Point: 12 Whimbrel (on rocks), 2 Skylark, 11 Wheatear, 4 House Martin, 7 Sand Martin, 8 Swallow. Also 75+ Grey Seal on beach. (J St Ledger)

Stithians Reservoir: 3f Goldeneye, 1 Slavonian grebe and 5 Great-crested Grebe. (S Kolodziejski)

Drift Reservoir (members only): Mallard with 12 young plus 4 Great-crested Grebe. (S Maycock)

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Maer Lake: 1m Green-winged Teal.

Falmouth: 1 Black Guillemot and 1 Black-throated Diver.

MJS